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Shrewsbury has a packed calendar of major events throughout the year. Highlights include the popular Shrewsbury Folk Festival, the Shrewsbury Steam Rally with over 1000 exibits, the world-famous Shrewsbury Flower Show and the Shrewsbury Regatta which has been running since 1871! There are also triathlons, marathons, coracle races, boat races, cycling races and countless other major events for kids and families. Be sure to mark these must-see events on your calendar! 

Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival

Monday, 1st April to Sunday, 5th May 2019

The Big Busk

Saturday, 6th April 2019
Across the town

Shrewsbury Fake Festival

Saturday, 27th April 2019 -
11:45am - 11:00pm
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Children's Bookfest

Friday, 3rd to Sunday, 5th May 2019
Across town

Shrewsbury Regatta

Saturday, 11th to Sunday, 12th May 2019
Pengwern Boat Club,
Kingsland
SY3 7BD Shrewsbury

Shropshire Kids Festival

Saturday, 11th to Sunday, 12th May 2019
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Frestival 2019

Saturday, 18th May 2019 -
10:00am - 5:00pm
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Shropshire County Agricultural Show

Saturday, 25th May 2019 -
10:00am
West Mid Showground,
Gravel Hill Lane
SY1 2PF Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Wacky Races

Sunday, 26th May 2019 -
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Quarry Park,
The Quarry Park
SY1 1JL Shrewsbury

Comics Salopia - Shrewsbury Town Comics Festival

Saturday, 1st to Sunday, 2nd June 2019 -
10:00am - 5:00pm
Various locations
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